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Overnight shooting under investigation

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BRIGHTON - AL - UPDATE:
Birmingham Police are now classifying the early-morning shooting as a homicide.  The young man's name has not been released yet, but we do know he died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest.  The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday in the 1700 block of 4th Avenue West in Brighton.
The victim died at UAB hospital, according to police.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205- 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.


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Brighton Police are on the scene of a shooting where one person was shot.

It happened at an apartment complex near Rickwood Field. Police say they are getting reports the shooter was driving by in a vehicle when he or she fired a gun. No other information is available about the suspect. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

ABC 33/40 crews are on the scene to bring you the latest details on this developing story.
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